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Government to Inquire into Faraba Incident

By MUHAMMED S. BAH The Vice President Fatoumatta Tambajang Jallow said Government will established a commission of enquiry to look into what she referred to...

Ministry of Finance meets Private Sector Reps

By Nelson Manneh Delegates from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs on Tuesday the 19th of June 2018 met with private sector representatives at...

Is The President Allowed To Remove Chiefs Without Any Cause?

QUESTION OF THE DAY: It is important to note that democracy does not condone impunity. Democracy calls for governance based on rules and procedures. The...

Bijilo Monkey Park Remains As Forest Reserve

By: Sheikh Alkinky Sanyang Momodou Jaama Suwareh, Executive Director, NEA The National Environment Agency has succeeded on its defiance fight for Government not to de-reserve the...

CSO Coalition on Elections – The Gambia Preliminary Statement: 12 May...

INTRODUCTION The CSO Coalition on Elections - The Gambia, spearheaded and coordinated by the West Africa Network for Peace building (WANEP) – The Gambia,...

‘Nomination Of Councilors Should Not Be Partisan, But Consultative’-Banjul Youth Chairman

By MUHAMMED S. BAH  Essaha Sowe, the newly elected Chairman of Banjul youth has said the elected Chairpersons and Mayors should not based the nomination...

IIGD Hold Leadership Conference

By MUHAMMED S. BAH The International Institute of Governance and Development (IIGD- SOUTH AFRICA/GHANA), in collaboration with Continental Youth Links Charitable Organisation (CYLCO), organised a...

Gambia And Its International Partners Should They Not Give The New...

The threats and acts of deportation emanating from European and US governments are posing challenges to the Barrow administration. Deportation of Gambians abroad was...

Can The Government Change The Dates Of Elections?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Independent Electoral Commission had initially fixed the elections for councillors and mayors to be held on the same day. But...

How Will The Electorate Vote This Time? Will We Do The...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Council elections are just around the corner and aspiring candidates are getting set to contest. They are busy bombarding the electorate...

CSOs Validate Report On Transitional Justice

By: Kebba AF Touray Civil Society Organizations on Tuesday 20th February 2018, validated a report on ‘Participatory Assessment of Needs and Opportunities for Civil Society to...

Barrow Thanks Jawara for Attending 53rd Independence Celebrations

By Kebba Jeffang Gambian President Adama Barrow, has returned gratitude to the country’s first president Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, for attending the 53rd Independence anniversary on...

Striking Teachers Given Ultimatum To Return To Work Or Else

By Nelson Manneh and Yankuba Jallow The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has given striking teachers twenty-four hours ultimatum to return to teaching duties...

Some Young People Frown At Presidential Youth Advisor’s Appointment

By Saikou Suwareh Jabai President Barrow continues to announce his team of advisors this week and the one name that perhaps surprised many young people...

Barrow Warns Top Officials On Corruption

By Kebba Jeffang Gambian President Adama Barrow has warned public officials and Ministers of his government on all forms of corrupt practices including bribery and...

Gambia to Return to Commonwealth – Foreign Affairs Minister

By Amie Sanneh The Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad Ousainou Darboe, has disclosed that The Gambia is expected to put forward its...

BOOK LAUNCH: Dembo Badjie Launches Book On Governance

By Yankuba Jallow and Nelson Manneh Dembo M. Badjie, Gambia’s ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, has launched a book on governance titled: “An...

What Is The Content Of The National Development Plan?

QUESTION OF THE DAY       The budget speech of the Minister of Finance made reference to the National Development Plan. We hope copies will soon be put...

The Need To Turn The Reform Agenda Into Practice

In the old Gambia, people were outraged by bad Governance, characterised by detention for years without trial, disappearances without trace and torture to get...

How Will Gambians Promote The Constitutional Review Exercise?

QUESTION OF THE DAY   Every Gambian should realise that the role of jurists is to put the convictions of people regarding the type of supreme...

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